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Jul 3, 2012 - Luz St. Sauveur to Bagneres-de-Luchon (Queen Stage)

The Queen Stage of our Tour. Today we ride three of the classic cols of the TDF. In fact on 18 April these cols will feature along with the Col d'Aubisque in one of the big days in the Pyrenees. After breakfast some of us gathered in the town square where there was a carousel and we hopped on the various horses, elephants, ducks and other creatures for a bit of fun. I didn't get a photo but I may be able to get on from Simon. The ride up the Col du Tourmalet(2115m) started in town and it wasn't long before 4% and 5% had changed to 8% or 9%...

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